Gasthof Zum Bachwirt Hotel
Travel Blogs from Bad Ischl
There's no combination of words I can put on the back of a postcard, no song that I can sing explaining why its so hard. Yes Jack Johnson came to my mind today, especially this morning as things seemed a bit difficult. Sometimes there are thoughts that come to mind on our travels where it all seems like a lot of effort and I question what we are doing. Thankfully these are few and far between and they don't usually last long but this morning ...
... was the weather and for the first time in we don't know how long, we were actually cold. I had the tracky dacks on, Jess had her jacket and some of the girls even put socks on, not Ruby though as she was still running around in her shorts and t-shirt asking if we could have an ice cream. We got back on the road and kept driving and for most of the drive before lunch and at first after lunch it felt like we had been driving through ...
... a lot of time to explore, because the next morning it was off to Salzburg! For some reason we found it very easy to get lost around Salzburg, but we've eventually found our bearings thanks to the GPS known as Casey. Seriously, never trust me. I'm no good even with a map. I will get us lost. So we arrived yesterday for our two night stay, and we are in a hotel that's pretty nice. I finally got a pedicure, thank god. The guy at reception recommended ...
... brief view of this gorgeous lake and mountains mom and I got dropped off in the National Park's administration building for an hour to watch a video of what the Alps look like instead of actually going to go see them. The video was like Dad just turned on Netflix, so mom and I found coffee instead until the guide picked us back up. The guide herself was a little crazy but mom and I made the best of the day by laughing about everything. It ...
... decent camera between the four of us – the iPhone would have to suffice. Though had we known the bad weather we’d encounter over the next few days, we wouldn’t have been so ******* ourselves.
Combining Austrian and Australian culture, we cooked up a BBQ with Austrian sausages and took a midnight swim in the enclosed pool. All great fun and as good a way to start our trip as possible, given the weather.
The next day ...
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